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  • Shooter Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place 5 days ago

    Granada: Gagan Narang missed out on an Olympic quota by just one place as he finished sixth in the finals of 50-metre rifle prone while Prakash Nanjappa and Jitu Rai narrowly missed out on finals of men's 10-metre air pistol in the 51st Shooting World Championships on Thursday. After coming through...
  • Time to switch gear for World Championships and Asian Games: Narang August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace shooter Gagan Narang, who recently bagged a silver and a bronze in 50-metre rifle prone and 50-metre rifle 3 position, respectively, at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, said it was time to switch gears as World Championships and Asian Games come calling next month. The World Championships will be...
  • CWG 2014: Gold count goes down but Indian shooters continue to shine August 4, 2014

    Glasgow: The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu. India were hit hard at...
  • CWG 2014: Final list of Indian medal winners in Glasgow August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: The following is the final list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at their conclusion on Sunday. Gold: Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightlifting Sukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightlifting Abhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shooting Apurvi Chandela: women's 10 metre air rifle shooting Rahi Sarnobat: women's 25 metre pistol...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters get a rousing welcome on their return August 1, 2014

    Indian shooters landed in Delhi on Friday after finishing a successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2014, Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Sanjeev Rajput clinches sliver, Narang gets bronze in shooting July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shooters Sanjeev Rajput and Gagan Narang claimed the silver and bronze, respectively, in the men's 50-metre rifle 3 positions at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday. With 452.9 points, England's Daniel Rivers clinched the gold, his second medal in the 2014 Games while Rajput and Narang finished with scores of...
  • CWG 2014: Gagan Narang wins silver in men's 50m rifle prone July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal Monday clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver at the Commonwealth Games. Earlier in the day, Indians Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh won gold and silver, respectively, in the men's 50-metre pistol finals at...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India riding on Olympic glory to conquer Glasgow July 23, 2014

    Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting here on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home. The 2010 Commonwealth Games was marred with...
  • Five-year old wonder boy breaks world record in limbo skating June 25, 2014

    Bangalore: A little boy is playing in the fountain in Bangalore's Cubbon Park on a Sunday afternoon. He runs in circles around the fountain as his mother runs after him with a towel. Like most kids his age, he too loves all those things that children indulge in. Playful, naughty, agile...
  • No Gagan Narang in 10-m air rifle for CWG; Bindra, Vijay make cut April 25, 2014

    Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra made the cut, but London Games bronze winner Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the 10-m air rifle event for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Narang, who had bagged a bronze at the 2012 London Olympics in 10-m air rifle event, missed out on a place since...
  • 'Children of the Pyre' review: Do you make money by selling shrouds? These children do February 18, 2014

    Cast: Yogi, Manish, Ashish, Gagan, Ravi Director: Rajesh Jala Filmmaking is not just another job; especially of you are into indies. We all have heard and felt that cricket and cinema are the two essential lifelines of India, but we generalise the term so much that we forget to understand that cinema...
  • Fit-again Gagan Narang all set for a comeback December 27, 2013

    London Olympic medalist Gagan Narang is on the comeback trail after undergoing surgery a few months back. ...
  • Indian Shooters hope to compete under national flag at the CWG December 12, 2013

    The IOC had threatened to expel India if the IOA did not pass the amendment on ethics that bars tainted officials from contesting. ...
  • Shooters hope to compete under Indian flag at CWG next year December 12, 2013

    Gurgaon: Top shooters Ronjan Sodhi and Gagan Narang on Thursday expressed happiness over India's possible return to Olympic fold if the IOA holds elections without involvement of charge-framed persons and hoped they would be able to compete under the Indian flag in Commonwealth Games next year. "It is a welcome relief...
  • Narang calls for IPL-style shooting league September 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Inspired by the success of cricket's Indian Premier League, ace marksman and London Olympic medallist Gagan Narang has favoured a similar club competition for shooting to popularise the sport in the country. "It's quite a challenging project because the Olympic style of shooting is a little difficult. The challenge is...
  • Will wholesale changes give Indian hockey the right end of the stick? July 25, 2013

    New selection panel. New chief coach. New national coach. New goalkeeping coach. New video analyst. Hockey India (HI) has been on an appointment drive over the last few weeks. The door was slammed on Michael Nobbs, while opened for quite a few, ranging from change in roles to fresh offer...
  • Odisha: IAS officer hit by train, suicide suspected June 25, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: An IAS officer, Gagan Bihari Swain, was killed on Monday night when a train ran over him at the Bhubaneswar railway station. Police said that the officer jumped in front of the train. It is unclear whether it was an accident or a suicide. If it was a suicide,...
  • Indian shooters disappoint in ISSF World Cup May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian shooters' disappointing show in the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA continued as all the participants in the 10-metre Air Pistol men's event crashed out in the qualifying round, with Jitu Rai narrowly missing the final cut. Rai finished 11th with a total score of 579...
  • Lukewarm response for Indian GP this year October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: It may not be the same as inaugural year in terms of response, but the second Indian Grand Prix still recorded a turn out of 65,000 spectators, which included the who's who of tinsel town, politics and sporting fraternity. Unlike last year that witnessed a whopping 95,000 turn...
  • India's heaviest satellite GSAT-10 launched September 29, 2012

    Bangalore: India's advanced communication satellite GSAT-10 was successfully launched early on Saturday on board Ariane-5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana. GSAT-10, with a design life of 15 years is expected to be operational by November and will augment telecommunication, Direct-To-Home and radio navigation services. ...
  • Narang promises shooting fest at 'Gun for Glory' September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: It is called 'Gun for Glory', but London Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang insists his initiative is more of a "shooting festival" than a tournament as it welcomes not just professionals but also amateurs who have "never held guns" in their lives. "It is a shooting festival in which...
  • We must play against top teams regularly: Sandeep August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh today said that the Indian hockey team should play against top teams in the world regularly and prepare longer with the same set of players to avoid a London Olympics-like debacle in future. Indian hockey touched a new low in the just-concluded London Olympics as...
  • Olympic medallists in conversation with CNN-IBN August 18, 2012

    CNN-IBN hosts six Indian London Olympics medallists on Saturday morning. ...
  • Gagan Narang, Saina Nehwal have Rio Olympics in sight August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as they shuttle from one felicitation programme to another since returning from London, Gagan Narang and Saina Nehwal have already set their sights on improving their performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Feted in the capital on Friday by a sponsor of India's Olympic...
  • Gagan wants shooting improvement in Hyderabad August 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: The bronze medal at the London Games has taken off a big stone on his chest and now shooter Gagan Narang wants to focus on reviving 'dying sports' in his home city of Hyderabad. Narang said he would like to nurture young talent by starting sports academy in the state...
  • Go for Glory: Olympics a big success for India August 13, 2012

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts analyses India's performance at the London Olympics. ...
  • Olympics: India finish 55th on the medals tally August 13, 2012

    London: The coveted gold medal eluded India at the London Games but thanks to its best-ever haul of six medals, the country finished 55th in the medals tally at the Olympic Games that concluded here on Sunday. India, who stood 50th in the Beijing Games medal tally with one gold and...
  • Rewind: How India fared at the London Olympics August 13, 2012

    New Delhi: As the 2012 Olympics draws to a close, we take a look at how India's athletic contingent, the largest ever sent by the country to the quadrennial Games, did in London. From Vijay Kumar and Sushil Kumar’s silver medals to the first-day exits of Abhinav Bindra and Ronjan...